When Copy/ Paste Becomes IP Theft. So, you’re a new small business, everyone wants a piece of your time, your suppliers all want their money and your customers are refusing to pay. Your profits are being squashed from all sides, and something’s got to give. You are looking to cut corners. Get something for nothing. … Read more When Copy/ Paste Becomes IP Theft.
Is it legal to charge late payment, penalty or cancellation fees? With all the Corona and COVID issues at the moment, there’s so many order cancellations, late payments, and customers defaulting on invoicing at the moment – it seems timely to discuss the legalities of charging non-payment, late payment, penalty or early cancellation fees. So … Read more Are penalty fees legal?
Shalini recently spoke with Lauren Stratford, Productivity Coach at Seriously Sorted, regarding client agreements and the multitude of benefits. You can listen here to the podcast, or you may prefer to read the transcript below. As always, if you need help with your own client agreement, you can contact me for a free chat, or … Read more How Your Client Agreement Builds Better Relationships
Having been in the legal space for going on 20 years, it’s safe to say that I have had a vast number of conversations with business owners seeking legal support! Some were with established business owners. Some were with men in business. But by far largest business owner group I have supported are new female … Read more Common Pain Points New Female Entrepreneurs Face During Their Start-up Phase
Connecting With a Heart-Centred Laywer I’ve always embraced my creativity and ability to look at things from a different perspective, all while keeping to the rules. I’m sure you can appreciate; rules and regulations are critical in the legal space. Being a registered legal practitioner means that compliance in how I offer my services to … Read more Engaging a Private Legal Firm versus connecting with a Heart-Centred Lawyer
Let’s talk double opt-ins. I get a lot of questions about GDPR and how to remain compliant. It is nearly 18 months since GDPR came into force and there is now some more clarity about how these new laws affect the use of opt-ins – double opt-ins, to be specific. Questions like, “Are double opt-ins … Read more Are Double Opt-ins Mandatory?
If you have a Facebook business page, you need to read this – it may change how you view your role as page admin. Recently a landmark judgement in NSW held business owners to be responsible for third party comments on their Facebook page and groups. This decision impacts ALL Facebook page owners, but it … Read more Your legal responsibility to moderate your Facebook Page
A Non-Disclosure Agreement, also known as a Confidentiality Agreement, is a key tool for protecting your business ideas. Whether you are: starting a new business creating a new project or service in your business need to talk about ideas about a new direction product or service It is really important to keep your cards close … Read more Protect Your Business With A Non-Disclosure Agreement
Protecting intellectual property You’ve worked hard creating your business, right? It’s taken a lot of thinking and overthinking and discussion with besties and mentors to refine your business idea and to come up with that perfect business name. Right? Have you considered that your business name and logo are business assets and you need to … Read more Protecting Your Intellectual Property In Your Business T&Cs
We all want a beautiful business, exquisitely crafted, that delivers magnificent results for our clients and gives us a wonderful life. Part of nailing business mastery is getting good at marketing what you do; the more you market, the more clients you attract. As you sit back, you let out a sigh of satisfaction, your … Read more 5 Ways to Love Your Legals